PO Box 567
Lilydale, Vic 3140
Phone (03) 9735 3831

Callistemon x hybrida 'Mary MacKillopTM'

Mary MacKillop Bottlebrush

Plant Type Large shrub
Flower Colour Cardinal red
Leaf Shape Lanceolate - medium
Leaf Colour Grey/green
Sun/Shade Full-lite shade
Climate Min Cool temperate
Climate Max Tropical
Drought Dry periods
Coastal Second level
Frost Moderate
Native Native
Flower Months Sep-Mar



A dense lightly weeping medium shrub w/glossy leaves and lettuce green new growth. Lg cardinal red, bird attracting brushes highlight the foliage in spring and summer. Grows well in full sun or light shade in climates ranging from cool temperate to tropical, or semi arid w/adequate water. Trhives in most sandy or clay loam soils, and will tolerate medium frosts.

Plant as specimens or groups in gardens or streetscapes as hedges or in a large tub.


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